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Pediatric Neurosurgery


A Destination for Pediatric Neurosurgical Care

The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service is located exclusively at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, an advanced free standing, dedicated children’s hospital and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Maria Fareri provides care for the full spectrum of pediatric neurosurgical disorders. Modern techniques, including frameless stereotaxy, endoscopy, and laser ablation, are used in an individualized, patient-oriented approach. All pediatric neurosurgical care is provided in a multidisciplinary fashion as part of several collaborative programs, which include:

Why Choose Us?

NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center

We are a fully comprehensive pediatric neurosurgery practice, providing care for all surgical conditions within pediatric neurosurgery, including pediatric peripheral nerve injury and repair. With four pediatric neurosurgeons on staff, we are one of the largest pediatric neurosurgery groups in New York.

We provide radiation services for children on site, and we have a partnership with Blythedale Children’s Hospital, which specializes in rehabilitation services for children. Our multidisciplinary approach draws on expertise from a coordinated team of pediatric neurologists, epileptologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, neuro-radiologists, physical and occupational therapists, and social workers.

Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy (NBBP) – Sept. 2021

"Birth-related brachial plexus injury may be detected by neonatology and obstetrics providers immediately after birth. In this article, the diagnosis, initial workup, and subsequent management of neonatal brachial plexus palsy (NBBP) is reviewed." – Jared Pisapia, MD in The Perinatal Gazette

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Charitable donations from friends like you Advance Care. Here.

“We are forever grateful to Dr Pisapia and the team at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for the compassionate care that was provided to my son, Daniel. We were very happy with our experience and the outcome, and would strongly recommend him. We really appreciate all the time that Dr Pisapia took to explain everything to us and to make us feel comfortable.”
– Marlene Lopes, Mother of Daniel Lopes

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Contact Us

Phone: 914.775.5437
Fax: 914.650.5437

19 Bradhurst Avenue
Suite 3050 N
Hawthorne, NY 10532
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19 Baker Avenue
Medical Arts Pavilion
Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Our Providers

Our comprehensive care team is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date evaluation, personalized multidisciplinary treatments and continuity of care for pediatric patients.

Mohan, Avinash L., MD
Avinash Mohan, MD
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery
Muh, Carrie R., MD
Carrie Muh, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery,
Surgical Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Program,
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-vascular Program,
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program
  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pisapia, Jared M., MD
Jared Pisapia, MD
Attending Pediatric Neurosurgeon,
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program,
Surgical Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery Program,
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program
  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Tobias, Michael E., MD
  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery